New Crop Insurance Program to Include Small Producers

Small growers will be able to get crop insurance under the new Whole-Farm Revenue Protection insurance program.

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Coal Lake Wildlife Management Area

Coal Lake Wildlife Management Area is a collaborative project between Game and Fish and many other supporting agencies and companies. It’s a bit off the beaten path, but well worth a visit. [map_locations]

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Lisa Ling of CNN Reporting on ‘Women Pioneers’ in the Patch

The show airs tonight at 9 p.m. on CNN and focuses on stories of women in the oil patch and Williston.

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Adventure Racing in the Badlands

Run, bike, canoe… for 38 hours, over hundreds of miles, over whatever path you choose — you just have to hit the checkpoints. At least it isn’t raining.

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UND to Have New Nickname Ideas by 2015

By the end of the year the committee responsible for the task will submit a action plan and likely several nickname ideas to UND President Robert Kelley.

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City Council Changes Leases on Parking Garage Projects

— City of Minot Official News Release — The Minot City Council today amended leases on the parking garages currently under construction in downtown Minot.  In order to get construction of the downtown parking structures back on track, the Minot City Council amended leases with the developer, Cypress Development, so they could secure additional funding necessary

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Minot Area Community Land Trust Off and Running

The first home of what will hopefully be many restored and marketed by the Minot Area Community Land Trust is officially on the market. The group hopes to complete 10 similar projects each year for the next three years.

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Lake Sakakawea State Park Expansion in the Works

As many as a hundred new campsites, a boat ramp, and a lodge are possible amenities of a proposed $8 million westward expansion of Lake Sakakawea State Park.

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